Crowdbase Investor Academy
What you need to know about investing
Learn about investing with our courses and build up your knowledge from beginner to expert.
Lesson 15 minute read
The Risk-Return Principle
Investment theory suggests that the risk associated with an investment is closely related to its return. But we don’t need investment theory to tell us that. This is embedded in everyone’s minds. How much you are willing to risk depends on how much you can potentially gain. It follows that the higher an investment’s risk […]
Lesson 24 minute read
Time Value of Money
If the richest person in the world offered to give you €1,000 and you had the choice of either taking the money today or one year from today, what would you do? Well, there is a right answer to this question, and the answer is that you should take the money today. Why? Because of […]
Lesson 39 minute read
What is a Bond? A bond is a financial instrument that is usually issued by governments and corporations. It can offer a steady stream of income to investors over time. A bond gives the opportunity to investors to lend money to these institutions and is typically a long-term investment. Funds raised from the issued bonds […]
Lesson 47 minute read
Constructing a Balanced Portfolio
The construction of a balanced portfolio is an extremely important part of your investing journey. A well-constructed portfolio can help you in reaching your long-term financial goals. On the other hand, just making generic investments in assets that you do not really understand can complicate things. If you wish to be successful in your quest […]
Lesson 13 minute read
The Power of Compound Interest
Compound interest is the interest earned on an investment calculated based on both the initial invested amount and the accumulated interest earned over time. Otherwise known as interest on interest, compound interest makes your money grow faster than simple interest, which is interest calculated only on the initial invested amount. Time in the Markets Beats […]
Lesson 16 minute read
What is Equity? Simply put, owning equity in a company means you own a part of that company. Your equity stake (a piece of the company) will therefore be recognized on the company’s balance sheet. Total Shareholders’ Equity represents the amount that would have to be paid out to all company’s shareholders in the case […]
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